syferlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
syferlíce
adv. I. with cleanliness, without impurity Ðæt gé witen ðæt hit (the preparation of the wafers for the mass ) clǽnlíce and sýferlíce gedón sý, L. E. I. 5; Th. ii. 404, 36. II. soberly, purely, without excess or grossness Sidefulle on ðeáwum and sýferlíce lybbende, Homl. Ass. 37, 327. III. soberly, prudently, circumspectly Ða cild ðe beóþ sýferlíce áfédde (cf. the contrast in l. 9, cild réceleáslíce áfédd), and wið unðeáwum gestýrede, Homl. Th. ii. 326, 17. Biddende séferlíce precantes sobrie, Hymn. Surt. 19, 11. [O. H. Ger. súbarlícho ad sobrietatem.]
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